DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™ came into existence in 1985, under the name of Shelterwood Laboratories, at that time, a sole proprietorship. It remained as such until 1990, at which time it was chartered under the name of DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™. There is a certificate on file that provides for DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™ to do business as Shelterwood Laboratories, and that Shelterwood Laboratories is a division of DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™ relating to animal genetic testing. Since that time, and in fact since 1993, DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™ has expanded services to include human DNA testing including human forensics and paternity testing. The staff at DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™ also has published research on a continuing basis since 1988.
Shelterwood Laboratories was originally established as an immunogenetic and diagnostic laboratory specializing in veterinary diagnostics and equine genetic and immunological studies. Since that time, Shelterwood Laboratories now incorporated as DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™, has evolved into a laboratory that provides multi-species testing including human as well as animal DNA testing for individuals, law enforcement, breed associations, and state regulatory agencies. DNA Diagnostics is a member of The International Society of Animal Genetics (ISAG) as an institutional member. Shelterwood Laboratories/DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™ participates in both human and animal proficiency testing. In addition, Shelterwood Laboratories/DNA Diagnostics. Inc.™ had the honor of serving as the duty laboratory for the 1996 ISAG international equine proficiency test and the 1997 SWIGDAM human proficiency test. This assures that all of our testing is of the highest quality and the staff at DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™ is eminently qualified to provide superior DNA testing services to our clients. The laboratory facilities are designed to meet the demands of high volume contract service work. DNA Diagnostics,™ is completely computerized with networked database systems specifically designed for handling high volume genetic testing. Additionally, the unquestionable quality of the staff, state of the art instrumentation and modern facilities puts DNA Diagnostics, Inc.™ on the cutting edge of technology in DNA testing.